Strzała Bałtyku

Strzała Bałtyku

Strzała Bałtyku ( _en. Baltic Arrow) was an express train of the Polish State Railroads, which in the interbellum period travelled from Warsaw, via Laskowice Pomorskie, to Hel, crossing the distance within 6 hours and 50 minutes [ [] ] .

After the war, the train continued service on a changed, shorter route, going in early 1960s from Warsaw to Gdynia in 4 hours and 18 minutes [ [,49421,5550856,Remont_torow_trwa__ale_co_z_pociagami_.html] ] . Interestingly enough, the 1960s train, which used steam engines, was faster than contemporary InterCity Express "Kaszub", which needs 4 hours and 26 minutes.

Route of the Strzała Bałtyku, 1937-1939

* Warszawa Gdanńka – Działdowo – Laskowice – TczewGdynia [ [ [ Names of Polish trains] ] .

Route of the Strzała Bałtyku, early 1960s

* Warszawa - Iława - Gdańsk - Gdynia [ [ Names of Polish trains] ] .


See also

* Luxtorpeda
* Polish Coal Trunk-Line
* Latający Wilnianin

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